WotW: réveillon

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réveillon /ʀevɛjɔ̃/ or /rev – ey – ohn/ (masculine noun)

The feast and party on Christmas Eve (and New Year’s Eve) found in many places, but particularly prominent in French-speaking areas of North America. The party is traditionally held after midnight mass, lasting into the night. Seasonal foods, notably tourtière, are served to family and friends. For audio pronunciation, see Collins Dictionary. For more information see Food.com and Wikipedia.

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